Are Hotel Rooms Sanitary?

Are Hotel Rooms Sanitary? Nope. Toby Keith sings, “I wish I didn’t know now what I didn’t know then…”   Exactly how I felt when I watched the movie “Contagion”, and then again when I read TravelMath’s article on Hotel Hygiene. I’m not a germaphobe, but I’ve spent enough time being sick either during or…

Five Tips for Surviving Long Flights

A good friend just spent four all-expense-paid days in Europe at an equipment show.  Although he wanted his wife to travel with him, she refused, and admonished him not to go on the grounds that he’d likely expire on the long flight from the west coast to Europe due to blood clots in his legs.…

Wearable Luggage

Airlines are still losing checked bags. A friend recently traveled to New Zealand to catch a once-in-a-lifetime cruise around both the north and south islands. Her airline delivered her and her travel partner safely to Auckland, but somehow managed to deliver her luggage to a different land mass. Boarding a ship for a two week…

April Travel Coupons – From Oahu to Las Vegas and Beyond

Coupons are out for great travel deals in April.  If you find one that looks appealing, you’d better act fast, because they won’t last.  These deals were compiled by BeFrugal.com, a site you’ll want to bookmark and visit often. If Oahu is one of your favorite tropical destinations, Travelocity has coupon for $100 off flight and hotel…

Portable Folding Bluetooth Keyboard

The versatility of tablets and smartphones is remarkable.  And their portability is uber convenient. With the nomadic lifestyle that is opening up to more and more entrepreneurs, freelancers, and non-traditional employees, the utility of portable devices is becoming an essential part of both business and leisure traveler’s accessories. Because I’m far more productive and comfortable…

Slotflop Sandals with Hidden Pocket

Tech tips can sometimes be low-tech tips.  Slotflop sandals are stylish flip flops that include a secure, hidden slot for credit cards, cash, and/or keys. Slotflops aren’t your average flip flops, although they’re somewhat higher tech cousins to them.  They are very comfortable and imminently practical.  The lines of your bathing  suit will be preserved, while your valuables are tucked…

Tangle Proof Ear Phones | Zip Buds

It’s not uncommon for me to spend 5 minutes trying to untangle my earphones after fishing them out of my pocket or backpack.  Yes, I put them away neatly, but they still often come out hopelessly tangled.  It’s weird. Zip Buds, the tangle proof earphones with a built-in noise cancelling microphone and remote, have come…